Tech Watching: To Each Geek Their Own

You can expect every geek you know to be talking about one thing for the next little while: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. It’s not, as it may sound, a new prog rock band or the latest unlikely science fictional blockbuster; in fact, it’s the next ambitious project of the man behind PayPal, itself a technology that […]

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Mobile Web Design: Websites, Faster

Websites are many things: entertainment, social spaces, even works of art. Primarily, however, they’re sources of information, ways to communicate a message to the person who views it. From a business perspective, this function of websites is of course key. The web can represent a significant investment for a company, so it’s important that you […]

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How To Survive A Digital Earthquake

Alan is currently on holiday in New Zealand, and we were imagining him having a simply wonderful time: all that beautiful scenery, the relaxed pace of life, the myriad benefits of the south-west Pacific. In fact, however, he’s been in fear of his life. Perhaps we over-exaggerate. Imagine our concern, though, when we receive an […]

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How Project Managment Is Like Pizzas

It’s easy to get so lost in everything you have got to do, that you wind up doing hardly any of it. Of course, as a business you find ways to manage your work stream – and our bucketful of happy customers goes some way to showing that we’ve made it into something of an […]

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Learning By Playing: Apps And iOS7

There’s nothing developers like more than a new toy to play with. On the other hand, there’s also no bigger challenge than a whole new platform: new software means changes to old applications or websites, to factor in the changes made to the operating systems on which they run. That’s why we download iOS 7 […]

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The Three Bears Problem: Who’s Been Visiting My Webpage?

This week at Image+, we’ve been making contact with people we know are interested in our services, but whom we’ve never met or even spoken to. This ability to sell to a large number of qualified leads quickly and easily is the power of a website, and most importantly of data capture. One of the […]

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2000 Shades of Grey

EL James should look to her crown. The author of Fifty Shades of Grey, a novel which has bestrode the world like a whip-wielding colossus since its publication in 2011, might not be quaking in her boots just yet, but at Image+ we’ve just finished work on a new volume that might just out-do her. […]

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Blogging: If You Build It, They Will Come

Last week’s news that Yahoo has bought the blogging tool Tumblr was greeted with a lot of commentary. These things matter to those of us working in the digital world for reasons it’s worth exploring. It’s also true that previous Yahoo takeovers, such as that of the photo-sharing service Flickr, have gone less well, and […]

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Web Accessibility Standards: Practical Politics

They say you should never talk politics if you want to avoid an argument, so it might be worth skating over this week’s ding-dong in Parliament about the European Union, and whether it’s worth the UK being part of it. There are plenty of arguments on either side, and very few of them have to […]

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Why Web Design Is Like Parallel Parking

James and I were over in Belfast last week meeting with a client. Instead of boring you with a field report, though, I thought you’d find this video more interesting. Filmed in Belfast, but nothing to do with us, we only watched it for the first time when we got back home. Put the kettle […]

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